Saturday, August 15, 2015

"In an Instant Sherlock Holmes Was Down on His Knees, Examining the Footprints with a Stethoscope"

"The Coldslaw Diamond Robbery."
By Anonymous.
First appearance: Current Literature, April 1895.
Online HERE (PDF, 2 pages).
We've suspected for some time that Holmes's prodigious proboscis could sniff out even the most unlikely malefactor:
. . . Without a word Holmes drew out his pocket-lens and examined the atmosphere. “The whole thing wears an air of mystery,” he said quietly.  . . .
Category: SH parodies

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